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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffMonte B Cowboy Date: Jun 26, 2012 11:11am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Salads, Salmon OR Monte and Craven?

Yep, and my own band was after me too. Sometimes stress built up with the bandmembers when we were out on the road playing gigs. Often they used me as their punching bag, even though I was their soundman.

One day the whole band nailed me real good -- twice! About noon, they barged into my motel room. The whole band dragged me out of bed and carried me outside. The girl that was sleeping with me rolled over and covered up. Then my band hauled me off and threw me into the swimming pool. Later that evening - on stage, they nailed me again, in the middle of the show.
the whole band stops abrupty and sings in a chorus - "Monte is a dummy!" - during track 14, Beaumont Rag
http://archive.org/download/MonteBarrylr-vg1976-08-15-SBD/lr-vg1976-08-15d1t14.mp3
• cue up this track to 1:20

http://archive.org/details/MonteBarrylr-vg1976-08-15-SBD - this is the whole show

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Poster: craven714 Date: Jun 26, 2012 11:35am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Salads, Salmon OR Monte and Craven?

Did you 'catch the crabs' from the girl that was sleeping with you?
Sorry, just trying to tie this whole thread up in a nice little wiener package.

Good to see you're still alive Mr. Cowboy :)
That Highland fire is crazy. Its makes me sad to know all
that beautiful land that is burned, let alone all the peoples woes. *sigh*

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Poster: Administrator, Curator, or StaffMonte B Cowboy Date: Jun 26, 2012 12:29pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Salads, Salmon OR Monte and Craven?

It's insanely hot here. We're hitting over 100°F again - at least five days in a row. Never seen it this bad before. Weather forecast here is for temps to go down into the upper-90s°F for two or three days, then back into the 100s°F again. As of yesterday, Colorado had 10 wildfires burning.

Manitou Springs was evacuated this past weekend due to the Waldo Canyon fire, which is still burning there. I used to live there.

Estes Park had the Woodland Heights flash-fire deal this past weekend, burned down 21 homes there. I used to live there.

Fort Collins has the High Park fire burning nearby for two weeks plus. Now I'm living downtown here. 87,250 acres scorched, 257 homes burned down, and thousands of "million dollar views" were destroyed.

Most amazing to me: not one politician, not one firefighter, not one journalist or reporter, not one fire victim or evacuee, not one insurance broker, not one scientist or CSU professor, not one aircraft retardant bomber, not one cop, not one weather reporter or meteorologist, not one blogger, not one person anywhere -- besides me -- has questioned the possible connections between these fire conditions, and the global warming and climate change trending on our Planet Earth.

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Poster: craven714 Date: Jun 26, 2012 1:11pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Salads, Salmon OR Monte and Craven?

Yes sir: Unprecedented to say the least.
I am somewhat familiar with the locals that you point out.
10 fires burning some of the most beautiful land in the U.S.
(or world). It is so sad :(

I wouldn't be amazed about the 'connection' though bud.
Global warming perhaps, but these things are cyclical.
Fires replenish and help the land eventually. But DAMN.
All I am saying is you Colorado folk are definitely getting a larger than bum deal.

keep smokin' (and I mean that in the nicest way Monte)